Inter­national Christmas Market Essen

The pre-Christmas magic


Which Corona Rules apply at the Essen International Christmas Market?

  • The 2G rule (vaccinated or recovered) applies throughout the Christmas Market area.
  • Every visitor to the Christmas Market must carry proof of this.
  • Children and young people up to and including 15 years of age are exempt from restrictions on 2G and 2G-plus.
  • Persons who cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19 for health reasons and have a medical certificate are also exempt from the 2G and 2G-plus rules. They must provide a negative test certificate.
  • The organisers will carry out random checks on the proofs.
  • Masks are not compulsory at the stands. However, it is strongly recommended to wear a mask at the places where it is not possible to keep the distance of 1.5m.
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Because of the current situation, we cannot always guarantee that everything will take place or is open, as stated here. Please also inform yourself at the respective institution or the organizer about the current special features.
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